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Posted byon June 2, 2011 at 2:57 PM EST
Sargent Michael MacLeod writes about the efforts of Operation Homelink, a non-profit that provides computers and web cams to the families of deployed soldiers, to provide computer equipment to soldiers stationed at Fort Bragg who were affected by the devasting tornados that hit the region.
Posted byon May 9, 2011 at 10:13 AM EST
Max Finberg, Director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, describes the Department's "Food and Justice Passover Seder."
Posted byon May 5, 2011 at 1:14 PM EST
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) held a meeting focusing on the important role of partnerships in combating and preventing homelessness.
Posted byon April 5, 2011 at 11:00 AM EST
On April 5, 2010, 29 miners died in an explosion at the Upper Big Branch Coal Mine in Montcoal, WV. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis discusses the efforts undertaken by the federal government to improve mine safety.
Posted byon February 4, 2011 at 2:19 PM EST
VA hosted a Homeless Veterans Stand Down event that provided employment services, benefits claims, counseling, pastoral care, clothing, haircuts and health screenings. Stand Down events are part of the VA’s emphasis to end Veteran homelessness in five years.
Posted byon December 6, 2010 at 1:18 PM EST
Joshua DuBois highlights some recent progress toward implementing specific recommendations from the President’s Advisory Council.
Posted byon September 16, 2010 at 10:51 AM EST
Jared Bernstein explains that for all the bad news in America's poverty rate, the Recovery Act helped a lot of Americans stay above water.
Posted byon September 8, 2010 at 5:00 PM EST
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan writes about the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
Posted byon August 26, 2010 at 10:06 AM EST
Miniard Culpepper, Acting Director for the HUD Faith-Neighborhood Center, shares his highlights from a recent reception with HUD Secretary Donovan and faith and community leaders.
Posted byon June 23, 2010 at 4:53 PM EST
Lead Cabinet Secretaries from the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) joined USICH Director Barbara Poppe to unveil and submit "Opening Doors: Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness" to the President and Congress.